The Grand Canyon, the world-famous canyon carved by the Colorado River located in Arizona, US is one of the most-visited tourist destinations. It is also ranked among the Seven natural wonders of the world. Visit the Grand Canyon to watch the dance of the sunlight over canyon walls and lofty sandstone carvings casting shadows on the desert area. If you are planning a tour to the canyon, here is a list of some of the places to stay near the canyon.
Best places to stay near Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Hotel
Located just one mile from the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park, the Grand Hotel is the only hotel in the region that features an indoor swimming pool. The hotel was established in 1998. The hotel offers 121 brightly decorated rooms that are endowed with all modern amenities. Another distinguishing factor of this hotel is that it offers a smoke-free environment. The Grand Hotel also helps the guests in booking helicopter tours, rafting, or hiking tours. The room rates vary from $79.00 to $99.00. Visit grandcanyongrandhotel.com for reservations.
Grand Canyon Plaza Resort
Canyon Plaza Resort is located at a distance of just one mile from the south entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. This award-winning full-service resort offers spacious and comfortable guest rooms. Various services available in the guestrooms include Nintedo, hair dryer, clock radio, coffee/tea maker, etc. JJK's onsite restaurant offers lip-smacking food. The price of rooms at the Resort ranges from $80.10 to $134.10.
Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn
Situated at a distance of just two miles from the South Rim entryway to the Grand Canyon National Park, this hotel offers comfortable accommodation in its 250 suites and guest rooms replete with new furnishings. A horde of exceptional amenities make the Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn a full-service hotel. Guests may also book helicopter tours provided at the Inn. The rooms are available at prices ranging from $71.99 to $109.99. To know more about the hotel visit grandcanyonsquire.com.
Red Feather Lodge
This lodge is located within a one mile distance from the Grand Canyon. There are 216 guest rooms in the lodge that offer several facilities. This pet-friendly lodge lets you book a separate room for your pets. Red Feather Lodge allows maximum five people per room. The price of rooms range from $70.25 to $95.00. Visit redfeatherlodge.com for more details and reservations.
Almost all the hotels mentioned above offer free airport transportation (Grand Canyon National Park Airport), Concierge/ Information Desk, 24-hour front desk, free Wireless internet in the lobby, etc.
Lodging options inside the Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon Lodges
Xanterra Parks & Resorts handles the reservations for lodging inside the park towards the South Rim. There are seven properties of Grand Canyon lodging in the park. The prices for accommodation in these lodges range from $83.00 to $464.00 per night.
Phantom Ranch (Inner Canyon)
This is the only accommodation facility below the Canyon ring, and is situated in the proximity of Bright Angel Creek. The room prices vary from $46.33 to $148.68. There are around 11 rustic cabins at the Phantom Ranch. This place is ideal for mountaineers or hikers who wish to begin their journey early in the morning, or who wish to be in close contact with nature.
Read our guide to Grand Canyon National Park to know more about the its attractions , best time to visit and more. Have a happy journey into the fabulous creation of nature!Published On: Thursday, January 9th, 2014